From this Monday past
REad this on Monday and waited until the 2nd convention finished before putting it up here. Typical Kunstler radical, and maybe too pessimistic, but food for thought:
SNIP None of it avails to reduce, mitigate, or even acknowledge, the tensions that may tear this country apart, in particular the web of fraud that shrouds all the operations of money and banking - which is to say: the fate of everything the nation thinks it has invested in itself and its future. In the USA of 2012, anything goes and nothing matters. Reality has a different view of where this all ends and how it will work out.